Exploring profitable by-products from shellfish waste

Australia's lobster and shellfish industries could reap substantial financial benefits by using shell waste to create new products identified by Flinders University's Center for Marine Bioproduct Development.

Lobster shell disease creeping northward to Maine

A shell disease that has plagued the southern New England lobster industry by making lobsters unsightly and in some cases unmarketable appears to be creeping northward to the lobster-rich grounds off Maine.

Researchers use lobster shells to create biodegradable golf ball

Golfers on the high seas can breathe a little easier -- and so can the marine life around them -- thanks to researchers at the University of Maine. In conjunction with The Lobster Institute, UMaine Biological and Chemical ...